Answer the following questions in a
minimum of 150 words each. Use complete sentences and correct grammar and
spelling. Use APA formatting to cite resources appropriately.
- Select one
of the psychological perspectives or subdivisions. Using your own words,
describe it and explain how knowledge of this perspective could be
beneficial to you in your education or workplace. Include concrete
examples in your explanation.
- In the
article “Psychology in Everyday Life: How to Effectively Learn and
Remember” included in your lesson, the author recommends goal setting
as a strategy for success. Discuss your strategy for completing this
the need for scientific research in the field of psychology. How does
psychological research obtain and use empirical evidence?
- Earlier in
this lesson, we read about research suggesting that there is a correlation
between eating cereal and weight. Cereal companies that present this
information in their advertisements could lead someone to believe that
eating more cereal causes healthy weight. Why would they make such a claim
and what arguments could you make to counter this cause-and-effect claim?
- Select one
of the ethics case studies included lesson or in this article and discuss the ethical violations. Refer to
the characteristics of an ethical research project in your response. Would
it be possible to reproduce this study under the current guidelines for
ethical studies? Explain your answer.
The link of that
professionals often work rotating shifts. In your own words, why is this
problematic? What are the psychological, social, and physiological
challenges related to rotating shifts? Consider sleep deprivation, high
levels of stress, or side effects from medication in your response.
that you have a big midterm exam at the end of the week. In your own
words, describe the three types of memory storage and which study
techniques you would use and why. Explain the connection between the types
of memory and the study techniques you chose.
- Select one
of the drugs discussed in your lesson. In your own words, discuss the
controversial issues related to the drug and why these discussions are
important in the field of psychology. Be sure to support your position.
1. In your own words, describe ways in which the processes of visual
perception help you to engage in everyday activities, such as driving a car or
preparing a meal. You can select other activities.
2. Select one of the
senses to discuss. In your own words, describe what your life would be like if
that particular sense was not available to you. How would you use other senses
to compensate for the loss? Include your thoughts about how culture affects the
way individuals with sensory impairments, such as visual and hearing
impairments, are viewed and treated.
3. In the previous
chapter you learned about the inaccuracy of memory. Consider an event in which
you initially thought you were correct about what unfolded, maybe an accident.
Then, think about how your senses and perception might have played an important
role in your account. Review the motorcade incident for a refresher.
1.Describe each of the
three domains of development (physical, cognitive, and psychosocial) and
provide an example of each.
2.Following theories and
discuss why you agree or disagree with this theory. You can use one of the
other theories to support your position.
stages of development (Erikson)
3.Think back on your high
school years. Discuss how you have developed since then; cognitively,
physically, and psychosocially.
three personal goals. Now, review Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.
Describe Maslow’s theory, and explain how your goals either align or do
not align with his theory. Provide specific details to demonstrate your
knowledge of Maslow’s theory.
related to sexual orientation have been at the forefront of the current
political landscape. What do you think about the legalization of same-sex
marriage? Be sure to use appropriate language and discuss your position
based on what you learned in this lesson.
often use concrete rewards to increase adaptive behaviors. How might this
be a disadvantage for students intrinsically motivated to learn? How do
grades on assignments impact your learning?
and contrast situational influences and dispositional influences and give
an example of each. Explain how situational influences and dispositional
influences might explain inappropriate behavior.
- Name and
describe at least three social roles you have adopted for yourself. Why
did you adopt these roles? What are some roles that are expected of you,
but that you try to resist?
recent news stories on race and sex. Some people are more willing to
openly display prejudice regarding sexual orientation than prejudice
regarding race and gender, or maybe the other way around; some people are
more willing to openly display prejudice regarding race than prejudice
towards sexual orientation. Speculate why this might be. Use what you
learned in this lesson to support your response.